The Good – but Mostly Bad – of Trump’s Immigration Order

On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for a period of 90 days. Now, it’s Monday, and the uproar from the media and the public is still thundering, and I doubt that the disenchantment people feel will subside anytime soon. Before I state … Continue reading The Good – but Mostly Bad – of Trump’s Immigration Order

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To Liberals From a Conservative: Thank You

Eric Hoover wants to start a pro-life group. That’s what started all of this. In the past two weeks, if you haven’t been paying attention, there’s been some back and forth between The Statesman and The Daily Pennsylvanian regarding, not only the treatment of Hoover on campus, but the treatment of the controversy and the … Continue reading To Liberals From a Conservative: Thank You

Penn Student Group Deems Trump ‘Advocate of Rape Culture’

On the final day of voter registration in Pennsylvania, a group of Penn students protested the candidacy of famous Wharton alumnus and presidential nominee, Donald Trump, with artwork displaying women presumably revealing their genitals. The protest, entitled “Your Body, Your Vote”, appeared on College Green Tuesday following the Washington Post’s leak of 2005 audio between … Continue reading Penn Student Group Deems Trump ‘Advocate of Rape Culture’

The Chalkening Has Arrived

Students at the University of Pennsylvania just couldn't let it go when "Vote Trump 2016" chalkings appeared throughout campus Tuesday morning. A movement that has been dubbed "The Chalkening" has been spreading across college campuses since the spring of last year, and many students and faculty have been "triggered" by the markings. The University of … Continue reading The Chalkening Has Arrived

Violent Protests End the Conversation with CIA Director John Brennan

“Drones kill kids!” “The CIA is a terrorist organization!” These phrases were uttered by members and sympathizers of the University of Pennsylvania’s, Students for a Democratic Society organization on Friday, April 1st at the Penn Museum where CIA Director, John Brennan, was speaking as a guest to Penn’s Fels Institute of Government. As Penn student, … Continue reading Violent Protests End the Conversation with CIA Director John Brennan

Our Verdict on the UA Election

“So… who’s running for UA? Wait, what does the UA even do? Do they do anything? Why do we even care who’s running?” I know I’m not the first Penn student to ask these questions about the Undergraduate Assembly. Since I’ve been at Penn, I feel like the UA has been a silent actor on … Continue reading Our Verdict on the UA Election

Say No To Divestment, Penn

Penn has given me everything I have ever dreamed about. I have received unimaginable opportunities since coming here, and I know I am getting a quality education. Needless to say, I want what is best for this institution. Let me repeat that. I want what is best for this institution. After listening to the Penn … Continue reading Say No To Divestment, Penn